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Technical Services Librarian
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Education and Training
Specialty Librarian
Location 19009, Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/11/24
The Swedenborg Library is seeking a technically-savvy, detail-oriented librarian to maintain our collections, the online catalog, and associated library systems for full-time work. They will also assist with reference and circulation operations as needed. Someone who is ready and willing to collaborate and innovate in support of our campus community is essential.
Specific Responsibilities and Essential Functions

Performs copy and original cataloging
Performs catalog database and library systems maintenance
Manages subscription and library-owned electronic resources (ebooks, databases, digital media), including updates and troubleshooting
Collects and analyzes system and collection data for reports and assessment
Participates in collection development decisions and projects as needed
Manages New Church serials
Updates catalog records - Coordinates serials processing (printing, accession, organizing), Collects and manages storage and access to electronic-format newsletters, Corresponds with journal and newsletter editors and Maintains holdings spreadsheets of New Church and secular serials
Provides reference services and teaches information literacy classes as needed
Collaborates with other staff members to train staff and student workers and assists with supervising student work tasks
Supports the circulation desk staff as needed
Participates in professional development activities and committee work
Performs other duties as assigned by the Director

Criteria and Qualifications

Master's degree in library and information science from an ALA-accredited institution
2-5 years library experience
Familiar with computer technology and office software, including remote technologies
Strong customer service, communication, and interpersonal skills
Detail-oriented, with organizational skills
Ability to work both independently and in a team
Willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed

Technical Skills Required

Working knowledge of SirsiDynix library management system, including the public interface (Enterprise) or similar
Ability to use Microsoft Office product suite, specifically Excel, Word, and Teams
Proficiency in OCLCs Connexion Client, or similar cataloging software
Ability to operate a digital scanner, microfilm reader/printer, and use advanced options of photocopier/printer
Ability to read, interpret, edit, and create MARC catalog records
Knowledge of and proficiency in applying current cataloging rules and standards

This offer is contingent upon a successful criminal background check. The application deadline is April 20, 2023. Interested candidates must submit via e-mail a current resume to
Bryn Athyn College is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $47,380.00 - $51,314.00 per year

Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance


8 hour shift
Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

Bryn Athyn, PA 19009: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One locationHealth insurance